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There’s a reason why WordPress is the choice of most people when it comes to blogging, or putting up a website in Zimbabwe. In fact, there are several. Let’s take a look, and see if we can break this down into a Zimbabwe WordPress Design Guide for you.
What is WordPress Web Design in Zimbabwe?
WordPress is a user-friendly website creation tool. It has a ton of users. In fact, 24% of all webpages are created on WordPress. Over 500 new sites a day pop up… all courtesy of WordPress. If you are thinking of starting a website, and you don’t have a lot of experience, WordPress is probably your best option.
Themes determine the look and feel of your Zimbabwean website. WordPress seems to have something for everybody. They have a ton of free themes that you can choose from as you begin to design your site. If you don’t find anything you like, browse the paid themes (Premium themes). You want to pick a theme that represents your business. If you can’t decide between a couple, you can change it later. Once you’ve developed a certain look that corresponds with your brand, you will want to keep it the same. Your best bet is to play with it in the design phase before you go live
Ask anybody about designing a site through WordPress in Zimbabwe, and they’re likely to respond by telling you that it’s all about the plug ins. These are software and programs that can be used in conjunction with WordPress sites. Because they’re designed to “plug in”, they’re all ready to interface with WordPress. These are designed to give you tools to monetise your site, expand your marketing, and interact with your audience.
SEO in 2017
It is not hard to find out how to design a WordPress website. All of the instructions you need are in the program. All you have to do is follow them. The easiest way I have found is with WordPress Express.
WordPress Express makes learning how to design a WordPress website very simple and fast. There are only a few prompts in the program. You will have to get a domain name yourself, but other than web hosting, that is all the program requires to get the site up. Depending on your content, you will have hundreds of templates and color schemes to choose from. Please note that you will have to supply all the content for your site. This program only helps you put the site up, not filling in the pages you create.
There are tutorials available on how to design a WordPress website. Many of these include tips that will make the most of your pages. I would highly recommend them since not all of us can think of everything the first time we try something.
5 Must Have WordPress Website Design Plugins
SEO or Search Engine Optimisation has been a widely used strategy since the launch of the very first website back in 1990 by Tim Berners-Lee. This evolving method has gone through so many changes over the years and when we move forwards to the present, hardened SEO's tend to look back (not so) fondly at some of the methods utilised. These however we shall not be dwelling upon. Today we are going to look at some of the techniques used in 2017 that meet Google's Quality Guidelines, are successful and above all, work in-line with the overall notion that user experience is paramount.
Does SEO still exist?
Before we continue, let's address the notion that SEO doesn't actually exist any longer. Of course it does. It's just very different now. Back in the day (age is showing here), a business owner would optimise their website for SEO purposes. Today however, this discipline includes working on a website, social media and overall online reputation. Some may argue that this in itself is an all-round digital marketing strategy. They would be correct in assuming this but as we will moving on, a campaign of 2017 clearly holds some old school solid SEO techniques.
Tip 1: Post regularly and consistently
Tip 2: Converse and engage with your audience. If they ask you a question, answer in a timely response
Tip 3: Share well-written blog posts across social media channels. When shared these create links to your website which again helps build trust for your domain within search engines.
So there you have it...
A peak into SEO for 2017. Understand the keywords prevalent to your business. Target one per page of your website, fitting them into content appropriately and share information with a social media audience.
And it's really that simple?
OK, so there are many other components of a SEO campaign but the above three mentioned will certainly ensure your rankings and traffic begin moving in the right direction. It's important to remember that SEO is a forever strategy requiring time, effort, patience and lots of work. Chip away at this steadily with some ethical methods and you will reap the rewards.